Bill Dean
is Bill Dean's small exhibition of altered and assembled objects that will beg comparison to Joseph Cornell as well as early Johns and Rauschenberg. PDX Window Project , 612 NW 12th, Through April 30

Henk Pander
Dutch-born, Portland-based master painter Henk Pander creates amazing, large-scale narrative paintings that are always worth an outing to view. Laura Russo Gallery , 805 NW 21st Ave, 226-2754, Through April 30

Paul Schiek
Limited edition photography books are enjoying a beautiful, quiet revival right now, due in large part to Jason Fulford of JL Press in Atlanta. Paul Schiek, whose photographs are on view at Newspace this month, is also a believer in photography's printed power, and has published three of his own books--Diptych, It Is So Beautiful I Want to Die, and Good By Angels. Newspace , 1632 SE 10th, 963-1935, Through April

Pippo Lionni
Lionni's Survival of the Fittest is an exploration and explosion of contemporary hieroglyphics such as the "male" and "female" signs, which are all mashed together here to purportedly reveal something about reductionism to the audience. Philip Feldman Gallery, PNCA , 1241 NW Johnson, 226-4391